Arthur Honegger

10 March 1892–27 November 1955 (Age 63)
Le Havre, Seine-Maritime, Upper Normandy, France

The Life Summary of Arthur

Arthur Honegger was born on 10 March 1892, in Le Havre, Seine-Maritime, Upper Normandy, France. He married Andrée Louise Vaurabourg in 1926. He immigrated to New York City, New York, United States in 1947. He died on 27 November 1955, in Paris, Seine, France, at the age of 63, and was buried in Paris, Île-de-France, France.

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Arthur Honegger
Andrée Louise Vaurabourg
Marriage: 1926

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
  • World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Mary Philbrook was the first woman in New Jersey to become a lawyer. She had applied for admission to the New Jersey Bar in 1894, but was rejected because the New Jersey Court stated that women were not vested with any right to be attorneys. Mary lobbied with the Jersey City Woman's Club for an update to the law, which was passed in 1895 and allowed women to become lawyers. Mary Philbrook was the first woman to be admitted after the law change.
    1894 · The Affair - Dreyfus is Accused of Treason
    Age 2
    The Dreyfus affair was a huge scandal in the late 19th century and early 20th century French. Alfred Dreyfus was born on October 9, 1859 in Mulhouse, France  and died on July 12, 1935 in Paris France. He was convicted of treason. He was accused of being a spy in the German embassy in France.
    1909 · The NAACP is formed
    Age 17
    Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

    Name Meaning

    German: habitational name from any of the various places (including one in Switzerland) that get their names from an uncertain first element + Old High German ecka, egga ‘corner’, ‘bend’, ‘nook’.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Sources (5)

    • Arthur Honegger, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"
    • Oscar A Honegger, "New York, New York Passenger and Crew Lists, 1909, 1925-1957"
    • Oscar A Honegger, "United States, New York, Index to Passengers Arriving at New York City, compiled 1944-1948"

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